If your child was born in 2009 and is looking to start or continue in a competitive environment the U9 Pre-Travel Academy is the right environment for them. This program is for committed players and families who are looking towards becoming part of the Select/Travel Program in the future. Players are selected for the U9 Pre-Travel Academy through a tryout process which is similar to the Travel program. At this level, players will build upon the skills introduced in the 7/8 Academy while continuing to create an environment where players can develop and grow their passion for soccer. All training and games will be instructed and overseen by a Fredericksburg FC Coach.
If you wish to be considered for the U9 Pre-Travel Academy, you will need to register and attend the tryout. If selected for the U9 Pre-Travel Academy, training will take place two nights a week with one game on Saturdays. This program also includes Cross-Over Matches and ScrimmageFests against other travel clubs, which is used an an introduction to healthy competitive environment. In addition, players will have the opportunity to participate in tournaments.
Players who are not selected for the U9 Pre-Travel Academy program are encouraged to sign up for the FFC Futsal program which is offered 3 times per year or the FFC Recreation program which is offered 2 times a year. More information about both of these programs can be found at the links at the bottom of the page.